Billie Faye McDaniel, age 88, of Mena, Arkansas passed away on Sunday, June 28, 2020 at the Rich Mountain Nursing and Rehab in Mena surrounded by family. She was born on Sunday, March 13, 1932 to King Henry and Iva Jewell Brewer Miller in Hatfield, Arkansas.
Billie was a woman that stayed close to the Lord all the days of her life and loved her family with all her heart. She accomplished so much in her life because of her willingness to go that extra mile. She was a member of the Lioness Club, Fair Board, Home Extension, Red Hat Society, she started Go, Grow and Glow and played the Ukulele and Autoharp. Billie enjoyed gardening, sewing and knitting, traveling and cruising to the Bahamas. Billie served and was a member in the Hatfield First Baptist Church for 50 years and a member of the Mena First Baptist Church for 17 years. Billie was a loving mother, sister, grandmother, aunt and friend and will be missed by all who knew her.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband Elbert McDaniel; one brother, Donald Miller; two sisters, Wanda McDaniel and Verna Stricklin; and two grandchildren, Phillip Hendricks and Donna Hendricks.
Billie is survived by her son and daughter in law, E. Wayne and Belva McDaniel of Mena; her daughter, Donna Hendricks of Mena; one brother Kenny Miller of Hatfield; two sisters, Norma Stricklin of Mena and Linda Owens of Hatfield; four grandchildren, Natalie Sherman of Nashville, AR, Andrew McDaniel of Corpus Christi, Texas, Miranda Maestri of Greenwood and Jason Hendricks of Mena; eight great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
A graveside service will be held Friday, July 3, 2020 at 10:00 A.M. at the Six Mile Cemetery with Bro. Russell Threet and Bro. Keith Rose and Bro. Robby Sherman officiating. A visitation will be held on Thursday, July 2, 2020 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Bowser Family Funeral Home Chapel in Mena. Arrangements are entrusted to Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Ouachita Hospice, 602 De Queen Street, Mena, Arkansas or 9th Street Ministries, 811 Port Arthur, Mena, AR.
Pallbearers will be Ricky McDaniel, Ken Miller, Jody Miller, Jeremy Owens, Shawn Fields and Beau Stricklin. Honorary Pallbearers will be all the other nephews of Ms. Billie.
Online Guestbook: www.bowserffh.com